2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Published 2011-10-03 00:00. Updated 2013-11-26 10:29

[NEWS 3 October 2011] The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided that The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011 shall be divided, with one half jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann "for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity" and the other half to Ralph M. Steinman "for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity".